Alfalfa

 Medicago Sativa                                                                                                            

 

 

 

Great, go to perennial leguminous nitrogen fixing crop

Many varieties make a high quality high protein hay and can be intermixed with grasses for a more diverse feed

Coming out of an alfafa stand into another cash crop usually results in great yields due to the residual nitrogen left over, as well as the penetration of the tap roots into the soil enhancing the soil structure

There are tap root and spreading/ creeping varieties available